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[audio]John Dene of Toronto; a Comedy of Whitehall - Herbert George Jenkins
LibriVox recording of John Dene of Toronto; a Comedy of Whitehall, by Herbert George Jenkins. Read by volunteer readers. John Dene comes to England with a great invention, and the intention of gingering-up the Admiralty. His directness and unconventional methods bewilder and embarrass the officials at Whitehall, where, according to him, most of the jobs are held by those "whose great-grandfathers had a pleasant way of saying how-do-you-do to a prince." Suddenly John Dene disappears, and the whol...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; WWI; World War I; submarines; spies; romance
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[audio]The Brass Bottle - F. Anstey
LibriVox recording of The Brass Bottle, by F. Anstey. What happens when a not-so-lucky man happens upon a brass bottle and releases the djinni caught within? Misunderstanding, culture shock, hilarity, among other things. Will the well-intentioned djinni help his new master? Or will he make things even worse? (Summary by Guero) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page fo...
Keywords: fiction; fantasy
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[audio]The Exemplary Novels of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
LibriVox recording of The Exemplary Novels of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. [Translated by Walter K. Kelly] Originally compiled by Cervantes himself in 1613 as a collection of "exemplary" stories, this translated version from 1881 brings these stories to the English reader. Included in the collection are twelve stories selected by Cervantes, including "A Deceitful Marriage," which famously transitions seamlessly and humorously into the "Dialogue Between Scipio an...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; humor; short stories
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[texts]Mag & Margaret : a story for girls - Pansy, 1841-1930

Keywords: Children's stories, American
Downloads: 291 (1 review)
[texts]The History of the World.: In Five Books. Viz. Treating of the Beginning and ... - Walter Raleigh
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Downloads: 369 (1 review)
[texts]United States Marine Corps MCDP 1-3, "Tactics" - United States Marine Corps
USMC manual entitled "Tactics". This edition published 1997.
Keywords: tactics; marine corps; marines; manual; usmc
Downloads: 292 (1 review)
[audio]A Room with a View - E.M. Forster
LibriVox recording of A Room with a View, by E.M. Forster. Read by Kara Shallenberg. When Lucy Honeychurch travels to Italy with her cousin, she meets George Emerson, a bohemian and an atheist who falls in love with her. Upon her return to England, she is forced to choose between free-spirited George and her more conventional fiancé, Cecil Vyse. The story is both a romance and a critique of English society at the beginning of the 20th century...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; forster; romance
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[audio]Last Days of Pompeii - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
LibriVox recording of Last Days of Pompeii, by Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1834. Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culminates in the cataclysmic destruction of the city of Pompeii by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The novel uses its characters to contrast the decadent culture of first-century Rome with both older cultures and coming trends...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; fiction; novel; ancient history; Vesuvius; first century; Rome; Egypt; Greece
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[texts]The History of the World.: In Five Books. Viz. Treating of the Beginning and ... - Walter Raleigh
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Downloads: 266 (1 review)
[texts]The History of the World.: In Five Books. Viz. Treating of the Beginning and ... - Walter Raleigh
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Downloads: 236 (1 review)
[audio]Careers of Danger and Daring - Cleveland Moffett
LibriVox recording of Careers of Danger and Daring, by Cleveland Moffett. A Vocational Guidance Manual ? - Mr. Moffett has chosen unusual and picturesque careers, and has offered dramatic scenes from the lives of the steeple climber, the diver, the balloonist, the pilot, the bridge builder, the fireman, the wild animal trainer, the aerial acrobat, the dynamite worker and lastly the locomotive driver.(summary by annise) And it has great pictures - ever wondered what the top of a steeple really lo...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook
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[audio]The Gilded Age - Mark Twain & Charles Dudley Warner
LibriVox recording of The Gilded Age, by Mark Twain & Charles Dudley Warner. Read by volunteer readers. The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is an 1873 novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirizes greed and political corruption in post-Civil War America. The term gilded age, commonly given to the era, comes from the title of this book. Twain and Warner got the name from Shakespeare's King John (1595): "To gild refined gold, to paint the lily.....
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; satire; fiction; greed; corruption; materialism
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[audio]Vice Versa - F. Anstey
LibriVox recording of Vice Versa by F. Anstey. Set in Victorian times, the novel concerns business man Paul Bultitude and his son Dick. Dick is about to leave home for a boarding school which is ruled by the cane wielding headmaster Dr. Grimstone. Bultitude, seeing his son's fear of going to the school, foolishly says that schooldays are the best years of a boy's life, and how he wished that he was the one so doing...
Keywords: Magic stone; bultitude; boarding school; young; teen; Dick; Paul Bultitude; Dr Grimstone; headmaster; humor
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[audio]Little Fuzzy - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Little Fuzzy, by H. Beam Piper. Read by tabithat. Jack Holloway, a prospector on the planet Zarathustra discovers small furry creatures. These creatures are obviously intelligent, but are they animals or are they sapient? If they are sapient the planet will be declared a protected zone and the company that is developing the planet commercially will lose their exclusive rights to the resources.....
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; colonization; psycology
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[texts]The History of the World.: In Five Books. Viz. Treating of the Beginning and ... - Walter Raleigh
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Downloads: 327 (1 review)
[audio]Deer Godchild - Marguerite Bernard and Edith Serrell
LibriVox recording of Deer Godchild by Marguerite Bernard and Edith Serrell. A young New-Yorker of twelve heard an appeal for the Fatherless Children of France and his heart was touched. He had no money, but he resolved to give his spare time and his utmost energy to support a "kid in France." The French child needed ten cents worth of extra food each day, in order to grow up with strength and courage...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; philosophy; psychology
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[audio]Tourmalin's Time Cheques - Thomas Anstey Guthrie
LibriVox recording of Tourmalin's Time Cheques, by Thomas Anstey Guthrie (1856-1934) under the pseudonym of F. Anstey. Read by Anna Simon, Ruth Golding and Tricia G. Peter Tourmalin is on a sea voyage back home to England from Australia, to return to his fiancee, and he is very bored. The fact that the time difference adds on extra hours to his boredom only makes it worse. So when he gets a unique opportunity to deposit his spare time into an account with the "Anglo-Australian Joint Stock Time B...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; romance; fantasy; science fiction; time travel; time paradox
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[audio]Letters of a Woman Homesteader - Elinore Pruitt Stewart
LibriVox recording of Letters of a Woman Homesteader, by Elinore Pruitt Stewart. Read by Lynne Carroll. The writer of the following letters is a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for herself and her two-year-old daughter, Jerrine. Turning her hand to the nearest work, she went out by the day as house-cleaner and laundress. Later, seeking to better herself, she accepted employment as a housekeeper for a well-to-do Scotch cattle-man, Mr...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; biography; letters; homesteaders; frontier; women; widowhood; settlers
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[audio]Indiscretions of Archie - P. G. Wodehouse
LibriVox recording of Indiscretions of Archie, by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Nelson. It wasn't Archie's fault really. It's true he went to America and fell in love with Lucille, the daughter of a millionaire hotel proprietor and if he did marry her--well, what else was there to do? From his point of view, the whole thing was a thoroughly good egg; but Mr. Brewster, his father-in-law, thought differently, Archie had neither money nor occupation, which was distasteful in the eyes of the industr...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; wodehouse
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[audio]An Introduction to Metaphysics - Henri Bergson
LibriVox recording of An Introduction to Metaphysics, by Henri Bergson. Translated by T.E. Hulme. An Introduction to Metaphysics (Introduction a la Metaphysique) is a 1903 essay by Henri Bergson that explores the concept of reality. For Bergson, reality occurs not in a series of discrete states but as a process similar to that described by the Greek philosopher Heraclitus. Reality is fluid and cannot be completely understood through reductionistic analysis, which he said "implies that we go arou...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; metaphysics; philosophy; intuition; reality
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[audio]The Invisible Man - H.G. Wells
LibriVox's public domain recording of H.G. Well's The Invisible Man. The Invisible Man (1897) is one of the most famous science fiction novels of all time. Written by H.G. Wells (1866-1946), it tells the story of a scientist who discovers the secret of invisibility and uses it on himself. The story begins as the Invisible Man, with a bandaged face and a heavy coat and gloves, takes a train to lodge in a country inn whilst he tries to discover the antidote and make himself visible again...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; science fiction
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